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This Day in History
The Beatles appear on TV’s ‘Ed Sullivan’; Sen. Joseph McCarthy launches his anti-communist crusade; World War II’s Battle of Guadalcanal ends; Soviet leader Yuri Andropov dies; author Alice Walker born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
I believe the Republicans have never thought that democracy was anything but a tribal myth.
Yeah, Give ICE Spying Powers. That Should Go Well. Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
What Journalist(s) Told Rinat Akhmetshin about the Steele Dossier? emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
More on Jordan Peterson Echidne, at her blog
No place like home Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Build That Wall! (And make Russia pay for it) digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
The Absurd Misogyny Of It All Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Attention Matthew Dowd — I Have Found Your Perfect Candidate driftglass, at his blog
THERE MUST BE AN ADULT IN THE ROOM HERE SOMEWHERE! Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
End Of An Era: Saying Goodbye To John Perry Barlow Mike Masnick, Techdirt
The Nunes Memo Has Effectively Destroyed Intelligence Oversight Tim Cushing, Techdirt